Oral Abstract Session:
94. Clostridium difficile
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 388-390

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, Washington University School of Medicine and Brendan Kelly, MD, MS, University of Pennsylvania

2:00 PM
Efficacy of bezlotoxumab in patients receiving metronidazole, vancomycin, or fidaxomicin for treatment of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
Erik R. Dubberke, MD, MSPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Dale Gerding, MD, FIDSA ; Ciaran Kelly, MD ; Kevin W. Garey, PharmD, M.S. ; Galia Rahav, MD ; Audrey Mosley, MS ; Robert Tipping, MS ; Mary Beth Dorr, PhD ; Dalya Guris, MD
2:15 PM
Lack of Evidence for Toxin Immunoassay-Negative Patients as a Significant Source of Clostridium difficile Transmission at an Academic Medical Center
Christopher Polage, MD ; Maria Sjolund-Karlsson, PhD ; Christopher Gulvik, PhD ; David Eyre, BM BCh DPhil MCRP FRCPath ; Clare Gyorke, BS ; Michael Kennedy, BS ; Stuart H. Cohen, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, FACP ; Erik R. Dubberke, MD, MSPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; L. Clifford Mcdonald, MD, FSHEA ; Brandi Limbago, PhD
2:30 PM
Association Between Healthcare Facility Connectedness and the Incidence of Clostridium difficile Infections, Washington and Oregon
Rachel Slayton, PhD, MPH ; James Baggs, PhD ; Kelly Mccormick, MSPH ; Katherine Elligson, PhD ; John Jernigan, MD, MS
2:45 PM
Donor efficacy in fecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridium difficile: Evidence from a 1,999 patient cohort
Majdi Osman, MD MPH ; Zachery Stoltzner, BS ; Kelsey O'brien, MPH ; Kelly Ling, BS ; Emily Koelsch, RN BSN ; Nancy Dubois, MSN MBA ; Kanchana Amaratunga, MD MPH ; Mark Smith, PhD ; Zain Kassam, MD MPH
3:00 PM
Analysis of inpatient Clostridium difficile (CD) transmission by traditional genotyping and whole genome phylogeny.
Elizabeth Robilotti, MD MPH ; Nitin Kumar, PhD ; Niaz Banaei, MD ; Trevor Lawley, PhD ; Lucy Tompkins, MD, PhD, FSHEA, FIDSA
3:15 PM
Comparative genomics and assessment of strain diversity, pathogenicity and transmission of C. difficile isolates from a hospital setting
Elizabeth Webster, BS ; Kieran Chacko, BA, BS ; Mitchell Sullivan, PhD ; Theodore Pak, AB ; Brianne Ciferri, MPH ; Colleen Beckford, MS ; Martha Lewis, BS ; Gang Fang, PhD ; Deena Altman, MD ; Camille Hamula, PhD ; Shirish Huprikar, MD ; Robert Sebra, Ph.D. ; Eric Schadt, PhD ; Andrew Kasarskis, PhD ; Harm Van Bakel, PhD ; Ali Bashir, PhD

CME Credits: No CME credit is offered for this session.

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